Enterprise Risk Management in International Construction Operations by Xianbo ZhaoEnterprise Risk Management in International Construction Operations by Xianbo Zhao

Enterprise Risk Management in International Construction Operations

byXianbo Zhao, Bon-Gang Hwang, Sui Pheng Low

Hardcover | June 1, 2015

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This book provides readers an understanding of the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for international construction operations. In an extended case study, it primarily focuses on Chinese construction firms (CCFs) based in Singapore. In this regard, the book explains the differences and similarities between Risk Management (RM), Project Risk Management (PRM) and ERM in the construction industry, and examines their linkages for international construction operations in a broader context. The explanation elaborates on how companies may adopt and implement RM, PRM and ERM as appropriate in their various operations, both in their home market as well as in overseas host markets. The book also reviews the whole spectrum of work relating to organizational behavior (OB) as one of the key underpinnings for companies to evaluate and implement ERM. It will benefit practitioners from the industry as well as academics interested in the implementation of ERM practices in international construction operations.

Dr. Zhao Xianbo is a Lecturer of the Built Environment Program in the School of Engineering and Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia. He holds a PhD degree from the National University of Singapore, as well as Master and Bachelor degrees from Southeast University, China. Dr Zhao's current research interests are in the a...
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Title:Enterprise Risk Management in International Construction OperationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:319 pagesPublished:June 1, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9812875484

ISBN - 13:9789812875488

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Chinese Construction Industry and Firms.- Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).- Theories of Organizational Behaviour.- Conceptual Model: Linking ERM Implementation to Theories of Organizational Behaviour.- Research Methodology.- Data Analysis and Discussions.- Case Studies.- Developing a Knowledge-Based Decision Support System for ERM.- Conclusions and Recommendations.